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Conference fees:
Regular fee: € 200
Reduced fees:
- Participants from the new EU member states: € 100
- Students: € 100
If you wish to take advantage of one of the reduced fee options, you must send a copy of your passport (new EU member states) or your student card (students) to the secretariat of the conference: Wanda Verwey.

The conference fee includes:
- Conference material (day-to-day programme, list of participants)
- Participation in the conference and workshops
- Downtown guided walking tour on Thursday 19 May
- Welcome reception on Thursday 19 May
- Lunch on Friday 20 May and Saturday 21 May
- Dinner on Friday 20 May
- Study tour to the Nove Fužine housing estate on Friday 20 May
- Refreshments during breaks during the conference

How to pay the registration fee: (Participants from Slovenia please contact Barbara Cernic Mali)
Please make sure that your conference fee is paid to the account below:

Holder of the bank account: URBANISTICNI INŠTITUT REPUBLIKE SLOVENIJE
Reference: RESTATE UI 2246 + state your name
Bank name: DEŽELNA BANKA SLOVENIJE
Bank address: Kolodvorska 9, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Swift code: SZKBSI2X
IBAN: SI56191000010086793

Cancellation policy for registration:
To obtain a refund of the registration fee, cancellation stating name and registration number must be received, in writing by 1 April 2005. The fee will be returned to you minus 30 per cent administration costs. No refunds will be paid after 1 April 2005. Reimbursements will be made between 30 and 60 days after cancellation is received. Non-attendance does not constitute cancellation.

Language:
The conference language will be in English.

Location - conference venue:
The conference will be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia: one of the oldest and smallest European cities, but one of its youngest capitals. Click here for an impression of beautiful Slovenia and its capital. The conference venue will be the Mons Hotel and the Congress Centre, Ljubljana. See http://www.hotel.mons.si/en/ for details.

Travel:
By car: Ljubljana is only a one hour's car drive from Austria or Italy, Venice 250 km, Vienna 395 km, Munich 430 km, Prague 610 km.
By air: there are connections from most European International Airports (20 km from Ljlubljana).
See http://www.lju-airport.si/eng/default.asp for details and directions.
By train: there are express trains from Munich, Geneva, Budapest, Vienna.

Accommodations:
You can stay at the conference venue Hotel Mons.
Of course there are alternatives. All prices include breakfast and VAT; tourist tax 1 € / night not included.
This map indicates the location of the hotels.
Please make your reservation at the hotel by yourself well in advance, mentioning that you are a participant of the RESTATE conference !!!

Hotel MONS **** Conference venue hotel - SPECIAL RATES !!
Pot za Brdom 55, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
T + 386 1 470 27 04 F + 386 1 470 27 08
Website: http://www.hotel.mons.si/en/
Booking: marija.koren@hotel.mons.si
Single room: 84 €
Double room: 106 €
Location: Hotel MONS is located on the ring road and is unfortunately not accessible by public transport. However, there are taxis and shuttle to and from the city centre. Transfers will be provided from / to MONS for the events and tours within the conference programme.

M-HOTEL *** (when making reservations state: RESTATE, reservation number 200.153.108)
Derceva ulica 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
T + 386 1 513 70 00 F + 386 1 519 30 48
Website: http://www.m-hotel.si
Booking: info@m-hotel.si
Single room: 66 €
Double room: 121 €
Single use in twin rooms: 80 €
Location: M-Hotel is located on the main road towards NW, 700 m from the city centre. The city centre is easily accessible by public bus. Transfers will be provided for the events and tours within the conference programme.

Hotel PARK **
Tabor 9, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
T + 386 1 300 25 08 F + 386 1 433 05 46
Website: http://www.tabor.si
Booking: hotel.park@siol.net
Single room: 53 €
Double room: 70 €
Location: Hotel PARK is a modest down-town hotel. Transfers will be provided for the events and tours within the conference programme.

Youth hostel CELICA (very attractive down town hostel in converted prison, but only shared accommodation - rooms with 4 beds is available)
Metelkova ulica 10 A, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
T + 386 1 430 18 90
Website: http://www.hostelcelica.com
Booking: recepcija@souhostel.si
20 € per person
Location: CELICA is located down-town, couple minutes away from Hotel PARK. Transfers will be provided for the events and tours within the conference programme from Hotel PARK.

For more hotels in Ljubljana please visit: http://www.ljubljana-tourism.si/

Conference organisers:
The conference is organised as part of the RESTATE project. Within this project, 12 research institutes cooperate and conduct their research on 31 estates in 10 different European countries. For a description of the RESTATE project click here: http://www.restate.geog.uu.nl/project/.
The conference is organised by the Urban and Regional research centre Utrecht in the Netherlands and the Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia. The Urban and Regional research centre Utrecht specialises in urban, regional and economic geography, spatial planning, and the human geography of developing countries. The institute also undertakes research related to cartography and Geographical Information Systems. The institute is part of Utrecht University in the Netherlands.
The Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia specialises in research and expert development work in urban and regional planning and related disciplines. In 1993 the Urban Planning Institute became a public research organisation, recognised and partly financed by the Slovene government.
More information on these two institutes is available at: http://www.geog.uu.nl/uru/uru.html and
http://www.urbinstitut.si/index-gb.htm.

Poster presentations:
Participants of the conference in Ljubljana are given the possibility to present a poster. If you are interested in doing so, you are invited to send a proposal to the RESTATE secretariat before January 5, 2005. The organisers will judge the quality of the proposals and will inform those that can present a poster before January 25th. The following information needs to be included in the proposal (half an A4 maximum):
1. Title of the poster
2. Your name(s)
3. Aim of the poster. What do you want to teach the other participants? What kind of knowledge will you give to them?
4. Final remarks/questions
The practical details of the poster (size of the paper, size of the lettering) will be provided later. Please send your proposal to restate@geog.uu.nl: Wednesday 5 January at the latest.